The 2nd largest fair in the state!
Fairgrounds, Mannington, WV
August 7-12, 2023
Queen & Teen
Open to eligible candidates that reside, or attend classes, in Marion, Monongalia, Taylor, Preston, Doddridge, Harrison, Wetzel, Tyler or Marshall counties, or is a full-time student at West Virginia University or Fairmont State University.
Send questions to:
Director, Melissa Craig: (571) 414-9030
or Stacey Patterson: (304) 657-7242
Areas of Competition:
Interview: Three minute panel style with questions from the contestant’s bio.
Opening number (modeling with individual introductions and a group promo is provided for the Queen's group): Wear a dressy green outfit of choice. A white sarong prop is provided for the introduction portion.
Evening gown (with on-stage question for Queen contestants only): This should be a formal evening gown of choice.
Additional Award Categories:
- Photogenic & Most Beautiful
- Parade Personality
- Fan Favorite
Schedule of Events:
Sunday, August 6th: Contestant interviews and pageant prep (location TBD) from 3-5:30pm with light snacks provided, followed by a stage rehearsal at the Mannington fairgrounds from 6-9pm. Bring your stage shoes and signed paperwork.
Monday, August 7th: Parade line-up is 5pm near First Exchange Bank. Parade starts at 6pm followed by a brief on-stage introduction upon arrival at the fairgrounds.
Tuesday, August 8th: Pageant competition begins at 7pm. Contestants should arrive at their designated areas no later than 6pm.
Step 1: Print the paperwork below that applies to you. Sign it and bring it with you to the August 6th pageant prep event. Queen's contract will be notarized after the winner is announced at the pageant.
- Download Queen Contract (for Queens only)
- Download Obligations (for all participants)
Step 2: Complete the online resume below. After submitting resume, click on the message to pay your fee. If you want to email your photo at a later date, please email it to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Entry fees are:
- $125 for Queen (16-21) - must be at least 16 the week of the fair and no older than 21 on January 1 in the year following the fair (check with director if birthday is within reason or you have questions)
- $100 for Teen (13-15) - must be at least 13 and no older than 15 the week of the fair
Note: Deadline to enter is July 25, 2023 (Note: We will fill up before this date, so don't wait!)